The world of diabetes treatment is evolving at a dynamic pace that requires harmonization with research, technical advances and devices innovations. Over the last 10 years, the International Conference on Advanced Technologies and Treatments for Diabetes ( ATTD) has become the premier international forum to present and discuss innovative technologies and comprehensive overview of the latest research developments in this field.
The ATTD meetings started in 2008 in Prague with approx. 740 participants and grew to more than 2900 participants to date.
The purpose of the meeting is to discuss and disseminate information on the latest technologies and treatments for diabetes.
The ATTD brings together clinicians, such as diabetologists,
endocrinologists, pediatricians and family medicine practitioners,
scientists, engineers, start-up companies, investors, medical
corporations, regulators and payers from all over the world who
take active part in the conference, with lectures, workshops and
posters and oral presentations, in order to share knowledge and develop
Main topics of the ATTD meetings are: closed-loop systems and artificial pancreas, clinical decision support systems/advisors, insulin pumps, glucose sensors (invasive and non-invasive), implantable pumps and sensors, new insulins and new insulin delivery systems, devices focused on diabetes prevention, informatics in the service of medicine; telemedicine, software and other advanced medical technologies to be used in hospitals; new technologies for treating obesity, diabesity - methods to control or prevent diabetes in obese people, glycemic control in the hospital and blood glucose monitoring in intensive care units.
ATTD launched this new Education Portal to supplement its' live event, and plans to develop future learning activities such as eLearning courses, as well as including ePosters, webcasts and abstracts from the ATTD conference.
SANOFI, ABBOTT & ELI-LILLY